Glasgow - Renfield St 2/2

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The Atholl Arms starts the return journey. On the corner across for here is Walkabout. Wander down a few blocks and opposite The Raven is The Renfield Bar. Another block down and opposite The Merchant is Missoula. A further block down on the corner is The Drum and Monkey. Half way down this final block, just before Renfield St ends, is Drury Lane. Turn left into Drury lane and visit The Horseshoe, Drury St and The Yes Bar.
The station is at the crossroads marking the end of Renfield St.

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Atholl Arms is a corner pub entered from either street. The Renfield Street door takes you to a small standing area and a larger area to right with seating for dining. in this area the windows are now floor to ceiling. The bar loops round and follows four stairs down to take you to a lower area. The two rooms are opened up together.
have a half pint here
Bitter :Bellhaven Best
Lager :Carling; 1664 Tennents
cider :Magners, Strongbow Guinness

Walkabout is a very large open plan Aussie theme pub with a semi circular performing area and dance space. The large area is broken up into smaller, but still large sections. Including a soft sofa area and dining tables. This is a sports and party venue. Plenty of giant TVs for sport and lots of room to party and dance.There is also an upstairs.
have a half pint here
Bitter :John Smith
Lager :Heiniken; Fosters; Carling; Stella
Cider: Aspall Guin ess

The Renfield Bar

A small narrow old style pub with a small snug at front before entering attractive bar. Locals line the bar on stools.
Have one here
Bitter :Bellhaven Best
Lager :Grolsch; Fosters; Carling; Tennents; Carling
Cider Guiness, Bellhaven Black

Missoula does not sell brown beer. It is primarily an evening venue although it attracts its fair share of lunch time eaters with an all day menu and baby changing facilities. It has lots of standing and milling around area. There are also tables seating two and four for more intimacy. The outside hill makes the inside split level. Upstairs is open at weekends
The pub has an ATM!
It is part of the Stonegate Pub Company
half pint here
Bitter :none
Lager :Peroni; Amstel; Stella; Tennents;
Magners Guinness

The Drum & Monkey is a Nicolson's pub in the city centre. It has a small horshoe bar. Slightly raised area to the right and a quieter sitting area through from the left. Ornate celing and large fireplace shows it was converted from other use. However, it hasnice low lit ambience.
Good Beer Guide 2013 (CAMRA)
Good Pub Guide 2013
Have one here
real ale : Catptain Cat, SOS, Silver Dollar,London Porter, Nicolson's Plae Ale.
lager: Tennent's , Peroni, Becks, Stella Black,, San Miguel
Cider: Strongbow Guiness

The Horse Shoe is a regular in pub books looking for iconic pubs. Set down Drury Street (actually a lane) in Glasgow city centre. A building of historic importance according to Historic Scotland. Downstairs is a centre bar in a horshoe shape to the front with the rear of each leg curving out to give two lobes.
Upstairs lounge
Good Beer Guide 2013 (CAMRA)
Have one here 
real ale: Bitter & Twisted (Harviestoun), Caledonian 80/-, Summer,
  Deuchars (Caledonian)
heavy Bellhaven Best,;Tennent's Special, Caffrey's
lager : Tennent's

A leap year

Drury St bar and kitchen is a large downstairs bar. More of an evening vanue than lunch time.
Have half pint here here

heavy: nil
lager: Steampunk; Brooklyn Brewery; Grimbergen Blonde; Carlsberg; Strap ; Tuborg;San Miguel
Cider: Somersby

The Yes Bar (nee Vespars) styles itself as a retro Italian cafe-bar. Street level small bar with formica and plastic retro style furnishing. Upstairs is balcony seating looking over the centre of the small bar. Where is the Scottish beer? Brewdog and Innis & Gunn
Have one here 
real ale: 45 IPA
heavy John Smith
lager :Heineken; Fosters; Amstel; Birra moretta; Sagres; Three Hop Lager
Cider Strongbow Guinness

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